Center provides assistance towards implementation of TQM


Government of India provides assistance to Central/State government organisations, Indian Institutes of technology (IITs), universities and private sector in the form of reimbursement of expenditure towards implementation of Total Quality Management (TQM).

Sharing this information in Lok Shabha on July 15, 2014, Dr Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Minister of State for Food Processing Industries said,” “Adoption of food safety and quality assurance mechanisms such as Total Quality Management (TQM) including ISO 9000, ISO 22000, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Hygienic Practices (GHP) by food processing industry enables adherence to stringent quality and hygiene norms and thereby protects consumer health, prepares the industry to face global competition, enhances product acceptance by overseas buyers and keeps the industry technologically abreast of international best practices.”

“Quality Council of India (QCI) has been set up as the National Accreditation Body. The National Accreditation Board for Certification Bodies (NABCB), which is a constituent Board of QCI, is responsible for accreditation of inspection and certification bodies as per international standards in the country,” the minister added.

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